We are sad to announce that the Winters Markets are cancelled

Due to the Governors new order restricting social events and continued increases in Covid-19 cases in our area, the Farmers Market board has cancelled both Winter Markets. This was a very hard decision.  Our Christmas tree fundraiser was one of the first events the Market created and dates back to 2012. The Winter Markets are[…]

Never fear-the Online Market is still here!

The On-line Market will keep operating right on through the winter until we open( fingers crossed!) the 2nd Friday in May.  Our schedule will stay the same- Fridays from 2-6pm until November 6 when  we will shorten it to 3-6pm to reduce operating costs. Please let us know if that will cause anyone problems.  There[…]

Christmas trees from the Joyce family are available!

We are excited to be able to offer Christmas trees grown by the Joyce family in Grassy Creek without pesticides again this year.  It’s your chance to support local farmers who are working to protect the environment and provide a quality product.  It’s also a way to support the Farmers Market, it’s one of the[…]

Wonderful items available at the Grayson LandCare Online Auction

Grayson LandCare is the parent organization for the Independence Farmers Market.  It also includes the Free Market, the Permaculture group, the new Food Independence Food Pantry and the new Seed saving group/seed library.  If you’d like to support this organization, which also helps fund the IFM, check out the Online auction that is happening right[…]

#Giving Tuesday Now

#GivingTuesdayNow is today, Tuesday, May 5th. It was created in response to the vast need created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Independence Farmers Market has been working hard to adapt to the current situation, and continue to provide healthy, local, nourishing food directly from our farmers to you, our friends and neighbors, in the safest[…]

Thank you for another wonderful season

This Thanksgiving week finds me thankful for your support in making 2019 the best year ever for the Independence Farmers Market! With more than 20 farmers markets with 50 miles of Independence, we really appreciate that you choose to support our Market. The Independence Farmers Market started in 2008 when a few determined residents decided[…]

Apple Festival THIS Friday

The Apple Festival is always a fun and busy day.  It’s also a little bittersweet because it marks the end of our regular Market season. If you have apples that you’d like to press, you’re welcome to bring them anytime during the Market.  We’ll have three presses-one just for the kids! You can get a[…]